3D Artist – London, UK

Fundamental is an established startup with a mission – to take the best of what VR and haptic technology has to offer and develop a platform for surgeons to practice complex operating procedures in a safe and cost-effective manner.

We are building a full SaaS platform that launched in May 2018, and are looking for talented and motivated individuals to join us, helping to build ‘flight simulators for surgery’.

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to join our team, taking on responsibility for helping to develop the artwork for our VR and haptic experiences. You will work closely with the rest of the art team, the engineers, and the UX/Design team to produce realistic, immersive content. You will enjoy the support of your colleagues and our open culture, where what we learn from our failures is as important as our successes.

What You Will Do

  • Follow and help develop the artwork style, tools, techniques and pipeline for the product
  • Produce game-ready optimised artwork in a realistic style that is suitable for VR runtime
  • Work with the team to analyse the visual requirements and provide effective solutions
  • Participate in agile development and SCRUM
  • Engage in collective responsibility for maintaining a high-quality product

What You Will Get

  • A competitive salary
  • Opportunity to participate in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Employee share scheme
  • Opportunity to work with VR plus haptics, the next frontier of simulation and virtual reality
  • Benefits including a pension and the benefits of our brand new WeWork office – free artisan barista-made coffee, drinks and snacks, wellness activities and lots of social events!

What We Are Looking For

  • Other 3D art projects completed in a similar artist role
  • A strong eye for detail and understanding of colour, light, structure and form
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest tools and techniques in 3D art, including but not limited to PBR, physics simulation and optimisation for real-time game engines
  • Proven track record of both artistic and technical creativity, with a passion for working with teams and solving problems
  • Deep knowledge of 2D/3D creation packages (Maya/Max/Zbrush/Photoshop etc)
  • Interest in VR, MR and AR technologies is essential, experience is preferred
  • Experience of Unity is essential, other game engines experience is a plus

Who You Are

  • You understand what it means to work in a startup, this excites and motivates you (there will be fun – we promise!)
  • You like to do everything to a high standard but know when to be pragmatic
  • You are highly collaborative and an excellent communicator
  • You do not hide problems, mistakes or failure

Diversity Is Our Strength

Fundamental VR is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability or age.

At Fundamental VR, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best medical training experiences to our clients around the world, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

How To Apply

You must be a UK or EU national or have a valid visa, unfortunately we’re not able to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

Please send your CV or a detailed LinkedIn profile to recruitment@fundamentalvr.com.

Please note that candidates will be expected to supply references.